Housing Programs


COVID-19 Information and Resources

If your housing has been affected by the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, you may contact contact ECHO Housing directly at (925) 449-7340 or (510) 581-9380.

The City of Pleasanton contracts with ECHO Housing to provide housing counseling to Pleasanton renters and homeowners. 

Pleasanton Emergency Rental Assistance Program

The COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance Program (“ERAP”) has the objective of mitigating potential homelessness and displacement of existing Pleasanton residents who are experiencing a decrease in household income due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and thus, unable to pay their rent, by providing a grant to assist eligible tenants pay for delinquent rent.

Applicants may submit an application online at cityservecares.org/renthelp or request an application by phone (925) 208-0660 or by email renthelp@cityservecares.org. Please click on the flyer for more details or visit CityServe's website. Eligibility and income limits apply.

Complete Online ERAP Application

Download ERAP Details

Download ERAP Application

Download Spanish ERAP Details

Download Spanish ERAP Application


Alameda County

Emergency Rental Assistance Program

The Alameda County Rental Assistance Program (AC ERAP) is for Alameda County residents (except Oakland and Berkeley) to receive up to 2 months of rental assistance or up to $3,500 to be used for past due rent. The program is available to low-income renters who have been financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

More information online at ECHO's website. For questions contact ECHO Housing at 855-275-3246 or contact@echofairhousing.org. Eligibility and income limits apply.



Free First Time Homebuyer Class Webinar Series

Interested in buying your first home?
Ready to learn all the basics of the home buying process?


ECHO Housing's First Time Homebuyer Education Class Webinar Series is free for Pleasanton and Livermore residents and employees.

The virtual classes will be held 
Saturday, October 10, 10am - 3pm,
Saturday, October 17, 10am - 3pm

To receive a HUD certificate, you must attend both workshops in the series and a pre-purchase counseling session. 
Registration required as space is limited.

For more information and to register for the class,
check out the flier or click here to register.
For more information, contact ECHO Housing at
(855) 275-3246 or HBE@echofairhousing.org


Sunflower Hill at Irby Ranch 

The March 16, 2020 deadline to submit pre-applications for Sunflower Hill at Irby Ranch has now passed. 
Contact RCEB and/or SAHA if you have questions. 

For more info, check out the FAQs or visit the RCEB website


DRAFT Regional Analysis of Impediments

to Fair Housing Choice (AI)

As a jurisdiction eligible to receive federal CDBG and HOME funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Pleasanton is required to prepare a Consolidated Plan and an Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice (AI).  The city is collaborating with the County of Alameda, the cities of Alameda, Albany, Berkeley, Dublin, Emeryville, Fremont, Hayward, Livermore, Newark, Oakland, Piedmont, San Leandro, and Union City, and the Housing Authorities for the cities of Alameda, Berkeley, Livermore, Oakland, and Alameda County to develop a Regional AI.   The purpose of the Regional AI is to gather data and community feedback, identify specific impediments or barriers to fair housing within Alameda County, and to propose viable solutions or actions to take against the identified impediments.


The DRAFT Regional Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice is available for a 30-day public comment period from October 25, 2019 through November 25, 2019.


Public comments may be submitted to Steve Hernandez, Housing Manager, at 925-931-5007, at shernandez@cityofpleasantonca.gov, or at 200 Old Bernal Avenue, PO Box 520, Pleasanton, CA 94566.


A Public Hearing will be held to received comments on the DRAFT Regional AI. 


Please see attached Public Notice for how comments can be received.


Public Hearing on DRAFT Regional AI

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.

Alameda County Housing and Community Development Department

224 W. Winton Avenue, Room 160

Hayward, CA 94544


DRAFT Regional Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice

Public Notice on DRAFT Regional AI


AC Boost - Alameda County Down Payment Assistance Program  


Down Payment Assistance is available through AC Boost!


AC Boost is Alameda County's NEW Down Payment Assistance Program. AC Boost provides financial assistance to the middle-income working households to purchase a home in Alameda County. The program offers shared appreciation loans of up to $150,000 to first-time homebuyers who live in, work in, or have been displaced from Alameda County.

AC Boost is funded by Alameda County Measure A1 and administered by nonprofit organization Hello Housing.

Application deadlines and eligibility requirements apply.


Learn more at acboost.org, email acboost@hellohousing.org, or call (510) 500-8840

Check out the AC Boost flier!


Renew AC - Alameda County Home Improvement Loan Assistance Program


Renew Alameda County provides low-income homeowners in Alameda County with 1% interest rate loans of $15,000 to $150,000 to complete home improvement projects ranging from correcting health and safety hazards to accessibility upgrades and structural rehabilitation - no monthly payments required. Renew AC is operated by Habitat for Humanity East Bay/Silicon Valley and is funded by Alameda County taxpayers who approved the Measure A1 Housing Bond in November 2016.


Learn more or apply at RenewAC.org, email homerepair@habitatebsv.org, or call Habitat for Humanity's Home Repair Hotline at (510) 803-3388.

Check out the Renew AC flier!


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About the Housing Division

The City of Pleasanton Housing Division coordinates the development and maintenance of affordable rental and ownership housing in Pleasanton and administers:

  • The General Plan Housing Element
  • First Time Homebuyer Assistance Programs
  • The Housing and Human Services Grants Program (HHSG)
  • The City's Inclusionary Housing Ordinance (Residential developer Incentives)
  • The Housing Rehabilitation Program for Existing Homeowners

The Housing Division provides information on:

  • Below-market rental housing opportunities
  • Housing and services for seniors and persons with disabilities
  • Fair housing and tenant-landlord services        
  • Emergency housing resources
  • The City does not own or manage any housing directly. However, the Housing Division can provide contact information and referral to developments in Pleasanton that offer housing at below-market rents or sales prices.

Housing Division
Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
200 Old Bernal Avenue
PO Box 520, Pleasanton, CA 94566 (Mailing Address)
(925) 931-5011

Email:  housing@cityofpleasantonca.gov

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(Income and rent levels may be outdated.  Please contact the properties directly.)